Chiavari to Palermo trains might be a good value for money solution: travelling in Italy by train is often rather cheap and faster than taking a bus indeed Trains leave from Chiavari and arrive at Palermo Notarbartolo every about 2 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Chiavari to Palermo train schedule: the first train leaves at 15:45, while the last ride is at 20:46. A Chiavari to Palermo train cost about 115.4 €. But how long is the train ride from Chiavari to Palermo? Your journey takes about 19 hours on average.